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Early Days for 7-17

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TEN YEARS AGO

July 15, 2004

Lewis and Wanda Bertram Weatherford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, July 25.

Former Rescue Chief Charles Shaw was honored with a retirement reception Sunday afternoon at Taylor Regional Hospital. Hospital staff members, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen and others presented Shaw with several gifts and remembrances.

Even though Sylvia Young was the first black woman in Taylor, Adair or Green counties to retire from the United States Army, she says she never considered race an issue in her career - and neither did the Army.

Taylor County Historical Society had its annual picnic at the former Green River Hotel in Greensburg on June 15.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

July 17, 1994

Amy Ann Davis became the bride of Mark Anthony Southern on Saturday, April 23, at Calvary Baptist Church. The Rev. Larry Rhodes performed the ceremony.

Smoking will no longer be allowed anywhere at Campbellsville High School.

Jack and Kathryn Arvin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church.

William Scott Morrison has been named to University of Louisville Dean's list for the spring semester.

Bob Woodson of Louisville won the barrel of groceries given away by Fannie Chapel CME Church on July 4.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

July 16, 1984

Lisa Parrott and Greg Nelson were honored with a wedding shower at the home of Gatha Williams. The couple plans vows Aug. 3 at South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

Helen Rafferty retired from Union Underwear after 29 years in the 2000 unit.

JoAnn Blevins and Gloria Simmons attended a wedding shower in Glasgow on Saturday, July 14, for Susan Marion. Susan and Russell Blevins of Campbellsville will be married Saturday, July 28.

FORTY YEARS AGO

July 18, 1974

Fred Faulkner Sr., the dean of Taylor County attorneys with 56 years of practice behind him, died Tuesday at 87.

Betty Ann Druin and William David Moyers exchanged wedding vows at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church on June 29 at 2 p.m.

Army Private William R. Mudd, 18, son of Mrs. Barbara J. Shipp of 726 E. First Street in Campbellsville, is assigned to the 3rd Infantry at Ft. Myer, Va. Pvt. Mudd is a rifleman with Company E of the infantry's 1st Battalion.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

July 16, 1964

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cox, city, announce the engagement of their daughter, Betty Jo Cox, to James D. Sturgill of London. Cox is employed at Mary Mount Hospital as an X-ray and laboratory technician.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Herald Gaddis is a son, Allen Kent, on July 7. Mr. and Mrs. Gaddis live on Route 1 in Elk Horn.

Kroger's featured items were ground beef at 39 cents per pound, chuck roast at 39 cents per pound and two pounds of Velveeta cheese at 79 cents. Houchen's had potatoes at 10 pounds for 79 cents, a quart of vinegar at 15 cents and margarine at 37 cents per pound.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

July 15, 1954

Donations to the swimming pool and park fund drive now total more than $22,000, it was reported at a meeting of the Taylor County War Memorial Park Association on Monday.

J.C. Miller Jr. has been elected cashier of the Taylor County Bank by the local financial institution's board of directors.

A Taylor County man lay dead for more than three days last week before being discovered near Elk Horn by neighbors. Lloyd Hiestand, 75, who lived by himself since his wife died last October, died of a heart attack Monday, July 5.

Marcia Lynn Pruett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Pruett, is on the list of honor students recently released by Eastern Kentucky State College.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

July 29, 1944

"Aunt" Eurmine died at her home here Friday. She was known as Campbellsville's oldest resident and, according to all records, was 102 years old. She worked for Mrs. Bob Buckner for many years and was active and about town frequently until about three months before her death.

Mattie Johns attended the First Solemn Mass of her nephew, James W. Thompson, at St. Francis Xavier Church in Raywick on Sunday. His ordination to the priesthood occurred on June 3.

Mrs. Clayton Hord was named by city school board members at his June meeting to collect school taxes for the coming year. Mrs. Hord has already served 10 years in this capacity.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

June 28, 1934

Ivan Davis has accepted the agency in Kentucky and part of Indiana for the Gross Barber Supply Co. in Louisville, and assumed his duties Monday of this week.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Shelby Lemon, of this city, is a daughter, Carmen Val, on June 24.

The wedding of Irene Caulk and Creagh W. Brooks, took place Sunday, June 24, in Louisville.